On Monday, July 2, the Midwest District Buttimer participants gathered for their annual pizza lunch at the Alemany Brothers’ Community at Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA. There are approximately 30 Midwesterners in Buttimer 1, 2, and 3. A special thanks to the Alemany Community for hosting us and especially to Brothers Mark Snodgrass and Stan Sobczyk for their help in preparing the lunch. Brother Mark is in Buttimer 1 and Bro. Tony Elfering in Buttimer 2. Brothers Fredy Boniface and Cristy Croos from the PARC Region and graduate students at SMU are also in Buttimer 2. Brother William Mann, SMU President, is a presenter for Buttimer 3. Buttimer 2012 ends this Friday.